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‘Blueprints and Bow Ties’ to Raise Funds, Friends for Future Habitat for Humanity Families

Sept. 29, 2014. Once again Watauga County Habitat for Humanity will host its 3rd fundraising gala and live auction– Blueprints & Bow Ties, Thursday, Oct. 2, 6:30 – 10:30 p.m., at the new Boone Bagelry location at 125 Graduate Drive of N.C. 105 in Boone. Bow ties optional!

This year’s annual social event will feature a fun, spirited live auction, music by Melissa Reaves and cash bar for beer and wine provided by Appalachian Mountain Brewery, plus a range of prizes and surprises. And Farm to Flame will be working with numerous High Country local farms to provide a Farm to Table menu of all heavy appetizers with special guest Executive Chef and former Dean of Johnson and Wales- Mark Allison.

Event tickets are priced at $40 per person or $75 for couples prior to the event and $45 per person at the door. Tickets are limited and may be purchased in advance at the Watauga Habitat ReStore or online at wataugahabitat.org

All funds raised from the event will support Habitat’s mission: to provide decent, affordable housing to Watauga families that otherwise would have a difficult time becoming homeowners.

Auctioneer Jesse Miller will be soliciting bids for items including a weekend get-away, spa treatments and gift certificates to the trendiest local eateries which will promise some exhilarating, high-energy bidding. Auction starts at 7:30 p.m.

Please join us and be part of making a family’s dream come true!

The event committee is accepting auction items and recruiting corporate, business and private donor sponsors whose contributions will go a long way toward Habitat mission growth. Sponsorship levels are:

  • Bronze     $250
  • Silver       $500
  • Gold         $1000
  • Platinum $2500
  • Premiere   $5000

For more information about sponsorships, contact Patrick Morgan or Executive Director, Alex Hooker at 828-268-9545.

About Watauga County Habitat for Humanity

Watauga County Habitat for Humanity seeks to provide decent, affordable housing for and in partnership with low-income Watauga County residents. We do this by building modest homes with volunteer labor, land and materials that are donated or purchased at reduced costs. Habitat for Humanity offers a zero-interest mortgage to our homeowners and homes are sold at no profit. Watauga County Habitat for Humanity has built 25 homes since 1987. For more information, visit wataugahabitat.org.

Check out the venue for the event below.

Photos by Ken Ketchie